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ProLiteracy

Every adult has a right to literacy.

three stars

89.28

101 Wyoming Street Syracuse, NY 13204
tel: (888) 926-7323   Web Site
EIN: 16-6076384

Board Leadership
Denine Torr
Chair

CEO
Kevin J. Morgan
President and CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.28 three stars
  Financial 84.84 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Every adult has a right to literacy. We develop and promote adult literacy learning, content, programs and advocacy to help adult learners.

Every adult has a right to literacy. We develop and promote adult literacy learning, content, programs and advocacy to help adult learners.

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Financial

three stars

84.84

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
77.1%
  Administrative Expenses 18.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.14
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.22
  Program Expenses Growth 1.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 17.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by ProLiteracy on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by ProLiteracy on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
ProLiteracy (NY) 89.28 three stars
American Friends of Nishmat (NY) 94.07 four stars
The National GEM Consortium (VA) 88.86 three stars
Society for Classical Studies (NY) 93.82 four stars
Arkansas Single Parent Scholarship Fund Program (AR) 89.38 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,399,479
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $119,394
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $24,184
Total Contributions $1,543,057
   Program Service Revenue $7,479,588
Total Primary Revenue $9,022,645
   Other Revenue $1,019,002
TOTAL REVENUE $10,041,647
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $7,066,121
   Administrative Expenses $1,919,532
   Fundraising Expenses $426,577
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $9,412,230
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $629,417
   
Net Assets $13,713,466

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Publishing $5,468,852 77.4%
Program & Professional Services $1,593,277 22.5%
Public Education $3,992 < 0.1%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 06/01/2019 89.28 three stars
2017-06 07/01/2018 91.21 four stars
2016-06 08/01/2017 90.84 four stars
2015-06 09/01/2016 82.30 three stars
2015-06 06/01/2016 82.08 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 03/01/2015 84.54 three stars
2013-06 12/01/2014 69.39 one star
2012-06 11/01/2013 71.00 two stars
2011-06 07/01/2012 78.51 two stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 81.43 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 07/01/2011 67.78 one star
2009-06 08/01/2010 70.03 two stars
2008-06 07/01/2009 69.33 one star
2007-06 05/01/2008 77.14 two stars
2006-06 08/01/2007 73.59 two stars
2003-06 11/01/2004 88.48 three stars
2002-06 02/05/2003 84.69 three stars
2001-06 10/15/2002 86.33 three stars
2000-06 04/15/2002 72.86 two stars

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 16-6076384
Name in IRS Master File PROLITERACY WORLDWIDE
NTEE Code B92
NTEE Classification Remedial Reading, Reading Encouragement
NTEE Type Educational Institutions and Related Activities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (59) Other school related activities
(160) Aid to the handicapped (see also 031)
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date November, 1973
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$200,950 2.13% Kevin Morgan President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
ProLiteracy (NY) 89.28 three stars
Literacy Partners (NY) 86.01 three stars
Street Law, Inc. (MD) 87.19 three stars
American Friends of Nishmat (NY) 94.07 four stars
Education For Employment (DC) 90.31 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

ProLiteracy
101 Wyoming Street
Syracuse, NY 13204
tel: (888) 926-7323
fax: (315) 422-6369
EIN: 16-6076384

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Board Leadership

Denine Torr
Chair

CEO

Kevin J. Morgan
President and CEO

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